Diligent Deputy Shuts-Down Crime Ring operating in Cameron Park

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 16, 2017 / comments

[El Dorado County Sheriff's Office, X1379]
While working routine patrol in Cameron Park, El Dorado County Sheriff’s deputies watched a male subject attempting to operate an ATM machine for an unordinary length of time. 

As the person drove away, the deputy noticed a vehicle code violation and conducted a traffic stop. 

The driver, Timell Brown, out of Sacramento, was found to be in possession of items indicative of identity theft, controlled substances and drug paraphernalia. The deputies also found a room key for a local hotel.

More than 2 feet of snow in mountains around Lake Tahoe

[Tahoe Daily Tribune]

An early winter storm has dumped more than 2 feet of snow on the mountains around Lake Tahoe and several inches of rain in the valleys on both ...

The National Weather Service reports 26 inches of snow has fallen on the top of the Mount Rose ski resort since Wednesday ...

About a foot of snow was reported early Thursday near Incline Village, while nearly 5.5 inches of rain was recorded on the California side of the lake at Tahoe ...



7 arrested in Drug House Raid in El Dorado

[BENJY EGEL, Sacramento Bee]

Seven people were arrested after El Dorado County Sheriff’s deputies executed a drug-related search warrant Wednesday morning.

Multiple suspects fled the house in the 4700 block of Highway 49 in the town of El Dorado, according to a Sheriff’s Office Facebook post. 

El Dorado County Code Enforcement and a K-9 unit eventually corralled the runaways, none of whom were charged with resisting arrest.

Detectives found methamphetamine, heroin, drug paraphernalia, guns and ammunition when searching the house, the Sheriff’s Office said. 

Two women arrested also allegedly tried to smuggle drugs into the El Dorado County Jail in Placerville.

Those arrested and their charges: ...



Barton's 9th annual Festival of Trees and Lights Helps Mental and Behavioral Health Services

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 16, 2017 / comments

(South Lake Tahoe, CA)  – The Barton Foundation invites children and adults of all ages to ring in the holidays at the ninth annual Festival of Trees and Lights. The winter celebration features events and entertainment from Thursday, Nov. 30 through Sunday, Dec. 3, at MontBleu Resort Casino and Spa. Proceeds from the festival this year will help Barton Health expand Mental and Behavioral Health services.

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 11-15-17

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 16, 2017 / comments


The following people are on the arrest log of November 15, 2017, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:

JN1705762    IVAN    ALEJO    AGUILAR    M
PV    20171115    INCUSTODY    29    PPD
11364(A)    M    POSS UNLAW PARAPHERNALIA    $100,000.00